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Hitchcock Police Department: UCR Frequently Asked Questions

Uniform Crime Reporting

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Are agency populations provided by the Bureau of the Census?   5623
Are there exceptions to the Hierarchy Rule?   6761
For UCR reporting purposes, can a male be raped?   6622
For which categories (e.g., penal, prosecution, arrest, conviction) are statistics collected through the UCR Program?   5365
How can I compare the UCR Program's findings with that of the NCVS?   5696
How can I find out how my city compares to other cities?   5639
How can I find out what statistics and publications the UCR Program has available for public use?   5656
How do UCR and NCVS differ?   7037
I was looking in a table in Crime in the United States, 2003, and didn't see a column to list my city's Crime Index. Why?   5318
Is UCR participation mandatory?   6048
The UCR Program details reported crime. Is there any program in operation which attempts to address unreported crime?   8309
To what extent are crime statistics reported to the UCR Program?   5123
What are classifying and scoring?   5719
What is an exceptional clearance?   12837
What is the Hierarchy Rule?   13601
What is the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program?   5202
When and how was the Program implemented?   5668
Which specific crimes are reported to the UCR Program, and why were these crimes identified for reporting?   5527
Why and how are crimes estimated for publication in Crime in the United States?   4985